Tag Archives: halloween

“Spooktacular” event builds community and empowers children to follow their dreams

The event was what the library called a “spooktacular” event, co-sponsored with We Tell Our Stories Sister Film Collective, Pan-African Network and PeoplesWorld.Org. The purpose was to build confidence, self-esteem, solidarity and good mental health...

West Oakland costumer tailors Halloween outfits in fine vintage style

From the living room of his sparsely furnished West Oakland apartment, Joseph Moreno, 30, runs a vintage costume rental business. That he can do so for just $25 per rental is perhaps the most remarkable...

The Nightcap: Halloween at The Avenue

The Nightcap is a series that features a favorite Oakland drinking establishment every Friday afternoon. This week, it's The Avenue, a Temescal dive bar that pretty much turns into a haunted house every Halloween.